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Fire at Sudan military arms factory warehouse in southern Khartoum

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Explosions have been reported at an ammunition depot belonging to the Sudanese army in a southern district of the capital Khartoum, according to sources.

Sources said the explosions took place in the al-Shagara district in southern Khartoum.

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There were no immediate reports of casualties.

State news agency SUNA confirmed that a fire broke out at a small warehouse in a Sudanese military arms factory and that it has been brought under control.

The factory is located alongside a number of other military facilities in the densely populated district of al-Shagara.

The interior ministry said six ambulances rushed to the factory compound and there were no immediate reports of casualties.

(With Reuters)